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Netherlands: Terschelling

By Samaneh Azizi / 4th March 2019

Participation is valuable, but participation evenings are rarely inspiring. On the island of Terschelling, they did things differently: with covered wagon excursions, workshops and a symposium. The “Boschplaat”, the unique island salt marsh on the eastern tip of Terschelling, has lost its natural dynamics and is becoming rougher. It has long been known that something…

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Netherlands: Terschelling

By Samaneh Azizi / 20th February 2019

Beach clean up On the island it can be pretty stormy, especially in the winter. Strong winds, high water and spring tides can make a day on the beach very spectacular. Every winter there is a change that lost cargo washes up on the beach. Many islanders are therefore ready in the winter when there…

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Germany: Nationalpark-Haus Husum

By Samaneh Azizi / 11th February 2019

Nationalpark-Haus Husum, at the World Heritage Site Wadden Sea After 15 years of visitor information at one of the gateways to the Wadden Sea National Park and World Heritage Site the exhibition of the Nationalpark-Haus Husum is currently being completely renewed. The core focus of the visitor centre will remain on providing a comprehensive information…

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Norway: Fetsund Lenser, Nordre Øyeren wetland centre

By Samaneh Azizi / 8th February 2019

We called the day ‘Winter in the wetlands’, because there is not much to see when everything is covered in snow. Off course we announced that this was the international World Wetland Day. We had activities that focused on how the animals survive in wintertime in the wetland areas – and camouflage, winter tolerance and…

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Panel discussion

World Wetlands Day in France

By Connor Walsh / 4th February 2019

World Wetlands Day is officially launched in France at a national event, held at a different wetland site each year to begin the celebrations. This year the WLI/MBP colleagues at the Lac du Grand Lieu hosted the event, with 125 guests taking part, including Ramsar Association France, the CEPA focal point for France, local politicians…

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